Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £38,300 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Database Administrator
UK > Wales
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 128 146
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 15 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.74% 0.53% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.55% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 11
Wales median annual salary £38,300 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £29,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £46,250 £47,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,951 2,006 2,524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 97.38% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,612 1,725 2,189
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured SQL DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Wales

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Wales.

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Wales

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Wales over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Wales

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Wales region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +3 11 £37,500 +19.05% 6
West Wales +11 4 £52,500 +31.25% 1
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC
8 2 (13.33%) RedGate
8 2 (13.33%) High Availability
8 2 (13.33%) Time Management
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (13.33%) Fintech
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (13.33%) User Experience
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (13.33%) MySQL
8 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (13.33%) Games
8 2 (13.33%) Replication
8 2 (13.33%) Clustering
9 1 (6.67%) Data Security

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) MySQL
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Fintech
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) RedGate
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau